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1. Cover image for 'Cultures of Yusin'
South Korea in the 1970s
Youngju Ryu, Editor
A broad range of scholars explores the many avenues of cultural production during the Yusin period, casting new light on how it challenged and conformed to the ambitions of the state power
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1. Cover image for 'Cultures of Yusin'
South Korea in the 1970s
Youngju Ryu, Editor
A broad range of scholars explores the many avenues of cultural production during the Yusin period, casting new light on how it challenged and conformed to the ambitions of the state power
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South Korea in the 1970s
Youngju Ryu, Editor
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2. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Life in South Africa'
Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics
Lily Saint
Explores the shaping of black ethical consciousness by popular culture in apartheid-era South Africa
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2. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Life in South Africa'
Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics
Lily Saint
Explores the shaping of black ethical consciousness by popular culture in apartheid-era South Africa
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2. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Life in South Africa'
Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics
Lily Saint
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3. Cover image for 'Immersions in Cultural Difference'
Tourism, War, Performance
Natalie Alvarez
How immersive simulations—from a fictional border-crossing site to a mock terrorist training camp—attempt to foster understanding across cultures
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3. Cover image for 'Immersions in Cultural Difference'
Tourism, War, Performance
Natalie Alvarez
How immersive simulations—from a fictional border-crossing site to a mock terrorist training camp—attempt to foster understanding across cultures
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Tourism, War, Performance
Natalie Alvarez
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4. Cover image for 'Object Lessons and the Formation of Knowledge'
The University of Michigan Museums, Libraries, and Collections 1817–2017
Kerstin Barndt and Carla M. Sinopoli, editors
Comprehensive overview of the University of Michigan’s Museums, Libraries, and collections
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4. Cover image for 'Object Lessons and the Formation of Knowledge'
The University of Michigan Museums, Libraries, and Collections 1817–2017
Kerstin Barndt and Carla M. Sinopoli, editors
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5. Cover image for 'African Print Cultures'
Newspapers and Their Publics in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Derek R. Peterson, Emma Hunter, and Stephanie Newell
Broad-ranging essays on the social, political, and cultural significance of more than a century’s worth of newspaper publishing practices across the African continent

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5. Cover image for 'African Print Cultures'
Newspapers and Their Publics in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Derek R. Peterson, Emma Hunter, and Stephanie Newell
Broad-ranging essays on the social, political, and cultural significance of more than a century’s worth of newspaper publishing practices across the African continent

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5. Cover image for 'African Print Cultures'
Newspapers and Their Publics in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Derek R. Peterson, Emma Hunter, and Stephanie Newell
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6. Cover image for 'The Resonance of Unseen Things'
Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny
Susan Lepselter
An interdisciplinary study of how conspiracy theories and stories persist and resonate among different Americans
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Web 2016 Open Access Available Read Online
6. Cover image for 'The Resonance of Unseen Things'
Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny
Susan Lepselter
An interdisciplinary study of how conspiracy theories and stories persist and resonate among different Americans
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6. Cover image for 'The Resonance of Unseen Things'
Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny
Susan Lepselter
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6. Cover image for 'The Resonance of Unseen Things'
Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny
Susan Lepselter
An interdisciplinary study of how conspiracy theories and stories persist and resonate among different Americans
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7. Cover image for 'Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands'
Photography, Film, and the Colonial Philippines
Mark Rice
A biography of the man whose photographic activities had a profound influence on the way that Americans perceived the Philippines throughout the twentieth century
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7. Cover image for 'Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands'
Photography, Film, and the Colonial Philippines
Mark Rice
A biography of the man whose photographic activities had a profound influence on the way that Americans perceived the Philippines throughout the twentieth century
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7. Cover image for 'Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands'
Photography, Film, and the Colonial Philippines
Mark Rice
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8. Cover image for 'Cultural Struggles'
Performance, Ethnography, Praxis
Dwight Conquergood
Gathers the essential essays of Dwight Conquergood, performance studies scholar, ethnographer, and activist
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Performance, Ethnography, Praxis
Dwight Conquergood
Gathers the essential essays of Dwight Conquergood, performance studies scholar, ethnographer, and activist
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Performance, Ethnography, Praxis
Dwight Conquergood
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9. Cover image for 'Visualizing Secularism and Religion'
Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, India
Alev Cinar, Srirupa Roy and Maha Yahya, Editors

An investigation of the role of religion in the formation of secular-national public spheres in the Middle East and South Asia

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Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, India
Alev Cinar, Srirupa Roy and Maha Yahya, Editors
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10. Cover image for 'Anthrohistory'
Unsettling Knowledge, Questioning Discipline
Chandra Bhimull, David William Cohen, Fernando Coronil, Edward L. Murphy, Monica Patterson, and Julie Skurski, Editors
A volume at the crossroads of History and Anthropology
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Paper 2011 $41.95 Available Add Paper for "Anthrohistory" to Cart
11. Cover image for 'Olof the Eskimo Lady'
A Biography of an Icelandic Dwarf in America
Inga Dóra Björnsdóttir
The story of an Icelandic dwarf who made a living in 19th-century America posing as an Eskimo
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12. Cover image for 'When Women Have Wings'
Feminism and Development in Medellin, Colombia
Donna F. Murdock

A vivid and detailed ethnographic account of the problems of professionalization and feminism in a community center project in one of Medellín, Colombia's most embattled working class districts

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12. Cover image for 'When Women Have Wings'
Feminism and Development in Medellin, Colombia
Donna F. Murdock

A vivid and detailed ethnographic account of the problems of professionalization and feminism in a community center project in one of Medellín, Colombia's most embattled working class districts

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13. Cover image for 'Kyongju Things'
Assembling Place
Robert Oppenheim
A historical ethnography of place amidst objects in the contemporary city of Kyongju, South Korea
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14. Cover image for 'Contesting the Commons'
Privatizing Pastoral Lands in Kenya
Carolyn K. Lesorogol
Examines the highly disputed idea of privatizing communal land through one Samburu community
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15. Cover image for 'Weaving a Way Home'
A Personal Journey Exploring Place and Story
Leslie Van Gelder

An inquiry into how we engage with the world, and how solutions to environmental challenges can be found in the heart of our emotional relationships with places

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16. Cover image for 'Democratic Designs'
International Intervention and Electoral Practices in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina
Kimberley Coles
Examines the world of humanitarian aid workers and the processes of democratization that they put into effect in Bosnia-Herzegovina
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17. Cover image for 'These Days of Large Things'
The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930
Michael Tavel Clarke
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17. Cover image for 'These Days of Large Things'
The Culture of Size in America, 1865-1930
Michael Tavel Clarke
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18. Cover image for 'Doing Time on the Outside'
Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America
Donald Braman
A compelling account of the unintended social, financial, and personal consequences of incarceration on the families of prisoners
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18. Cover image for 'Doing Time on the Outside'
Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America
Donald Braman
A compelling account of the unintended social, financial, and personal consequences of incarceration on the families of prisoners
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19. Cover image for 'Stories as Equipment for Living'
Last Talks and Tales of Barbara Myerhoff
Barbara Myerhoff
Takes us deeper into Barbara Myerhoff's examination of the place of narrative in human life, providing a treasury of reflection, experience, and wisdom as colorful as any collection of tales
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20. Cover image for 'Matrilineal Communities, Patriarchal Realities'
A Feminist Nirvana Uncovered
Kanchana N. Ruwanpura
A study of Muslim, Sinhala, and Tamil households in Sri Lanka that examines the commonality of the patriarchal structures and economic problems in such households
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21. Cover image for 'Modern Loves'
The Anthropology of Romantic Courtship and Companionate Marriage
Jennifer S. Hirsch and Holly Wardlow, Editors
Grounded in recent, cutting edge feminist anthropological theory, these essays discuss how women and men do courtship, intimacy, and marriage around the world
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21. Cover image for 'Modern Loves'
The Anthropology of Romantic Courtship and Companionate Marriage
Jennifer S. Hirsch and Holly Wardlow, Editors
Grounded in recent, cutting edge feminist anthropological theory, these essays discuss how women and men do courtship, intimacy, and marriage around the world
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22. Cover image for 'Cage of Freedom'
Tamil Identity and the Ethnic Fetish in Malaysia
Andrew C. Willford
An ethnographic look at rituals across class and status among Malyasian Tamils
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Artifacts of Modern Knowledge
Edited by Annelise Riles
Reflects on the new challenges to humanistic social science in a world in which the subjects of research increasingly share the professional passions and problems of the researcher
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24. Cover image for 'Masked Ritual and Performance in South India'
David Shulman & Deborah Thiagarajan, eds.
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25. Cover image for 'Slayers and Their Vampires'
A Cultural History of Killing the Dead
Bruce A. McClelland
The first book to explore the origins of the vampire slayer
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25. Cover image for 'Slayers and their Vampires'
A Cultural History of Killing the Dead
Bruce A. McClelland
The first book to explore the origins of the vampire slayer
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